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Parliamentary briefing: Westminster Hall Debate – Science and research in the UK and regional economies

Briefing front coverThis briefing sets out the economic benefits of investment in science and research and the role of public investment within this.

It explains some of the ways in which universities are supporting innovative companies in their regions, both directly and through engagement with Local Enterprise Partnerships. 

The briefing places the UK relative to competitor countries in terms of both investment and research outcomes, and sets out the importance of European Union research funding to overall investment in the UK.

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